St Paul's Episcopal Church
Vision & Mission
St. Paul's Episcopal Church is a magnet
Welcoming all people to the spiritual, cultural, and re-creational heart of the community,
We aspire to be Christ's body in the world, revealing the love of God.
We are actively searching for a new rector for St. Paul's.
For the Parish Profile and updates on the search, click here.
We are gradually Opening up
We are now offering 8:30 AM Sunday holy eucharist services for up to 24 people. Advance sign-up is required. If you would like to attend, please sign up here. Or, join us for a live stream of our worship services on our Facebook page here and view previous video services here. Our music director has completed the weekly church music history series, but you may view all video episodes from the program here. You are welcome to visit the St. Paul's campus to meditate as you walk our labyrinth, rest a while on one of our benches under a shade tree, or find a moment of solace in our Memorial Garden behind the church.
Facebook Live Stream Service Schedule
Monday - Friday:
7:30 AM - Morning Prayer
5:00 PM - Evening Prayer
Sundays: 8:30 AM - Holy Eucharist
St. Paul’s Church was formed by an official act of the City Council of Key West. In a petition to the bishop of New York, the City council requested a priest be sent and the Parish of St. Paul’s be established.
In 1831, the council gave notice of a public meeting to establish an Episcopal Church and a committee was appointed.
St. Paul’s Church was formed by an official act of the City Council of Key West. In a petition to the bishop of New York, the City council requested a priest be sent and the Parish of St. Paul’s be established. The first rector was the Reverend Sanson K. Brunot, who arrived December 23, 1832. The first of four churches on this site was completed in 1839. Our rectory, built in 1857 is still standing but in need of repair. Learn more about the Historic Rectory and the proposed renovation.
On February 2nd of 2020, St. Paul's celebrated the 100th anniversary of our current church building, the 4th on the same site, the previous 3 having been destroyed by a hurricane, a fire, and another hurricane. Learn more about our history.
Each season, St. Paul's features musicians who perform in the sanctuary, historic rectory and parish hall as part of our outreach mission to the Keys. Taking advantage of our downtown location, the church serves as a much loved center for musical events. Due to COVID - 19, there are currently no musical or other events scheduled, however, we look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy future performances. Visit the below websites for more information about plans for 2020/21